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The Museum of Ancient Life at Thanksgiving Point

Lehi, UT

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Address: 3003 N Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, UT 84043, USA How do we get there? Number: 801 768 2300
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Are you ready for a pre-historic adventure in Utah? The Museum of Ancient Life at Thanksgiving Point takes you back through millions of years of history, with a full day of learning, exploration, and yes, dinosaurs!

This fascinating museum is where you can explore a Carboniferous Forest, and deep dive into an ancient Cretaceous Ocean, and see one of the world's LARGEST displays of mounted dinosaurs with a whopping 60 complete dinosaur skeletons in the galleries!

Museum of Ancient Life also gives kids an immersive educational experience as atmospheric sounds accompany them through over 50 larger than life exhibits, including playing with toy dinosaurs in the Erosion Table, and digging for fossils!

Don't miss a visit to the working paleontology lab where scientists are unearthing real dinosaur bones real time! Kids can also be inspired as they pretend to be a paleontology themselves in the Junior Paleo Lab as they drill  a real fish fossil to take home, and cast their own fossil!

If you want the adventure to keep going into the night, check out a 3D movie at the Mammoth Screen, or take some paleontology classes!

A family day out millions of years in the making, The Museum of Ancient Life at Thanksgiving Point is DINO sized fun!

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How much does it cost?






$17.00 (Ages 3 to 12)



Free for Thanksgiving Point members


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2 years


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The Museum of Ancient Life at Thanksgiving Point FAQ’s

There are plenty of places to grab something to eat at Thanksgiving Point, with cafes, restaurants and bars

Junior Paleo Lab is open Saturdays and select dates listed on their website, from 11am - 7pm.

They have early childhood education, youth camps, and a wide range of field trip options for your K-12 class designed with the Utah State Core Curriculum in mind - just to name a few!

There are plenty of healthy options at the food outlets

The museum have sensory backpacks for checkout at the museum, which are designed for guests with Autism Spectrum Disorders to make their visit more enjoyable.

Check out the other activities and attractions at Thanksgiving Point!

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